A People’s History of Computing in the United States - Joy Lisi Rankin

A People’s History of Computing in the United States

By Joy Lisi Rankin

  • Release Date: 2018-10-22
  • Genre: Computers

Description

Does Silicon Valley deserve all the credit for digital creativity and social media? Joy Rankin questions this triumphalism by revisiting a pre-PC time when schools were not the last stop for mature consumer technologies but flourishing sites of innovative collaboration—when users taught computers and visionaries dreamed of networked access for all.